Posts By: Karl Low

Karen Lam

Karen is currently completing her Bachelor of Science in Computing and Information Systems at Athabasca University. She is born and raised in Alberta, and currently works in an administrative role in health care. Karen enjoys learning and studying science and technology and has worked and volunteered at a number of non-profit organizations across Alberta including the Let’s Talk Science, YMCA, Calgary Public Library, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services. During her spare time, Karen is also learning French and Korean, and hopes to become fluent in both languages in the near future. When Karen isn’t working or studying, she enjoys listening to K-pop and watching K-dramas, and reading sci-fi and books about politics!

Course Exam—Math 215

MATH 215 (Introduction to Statistics) is a three-credit introductory statistics course that “gives students a working knowledge and understanding of descriptive and inferential statistics and how statistics is applied in the sciences, social sciences, and business.” This course has no prerequisites; however, fundamental mathematical skills are expected, specifically in algebra.  For students who are concerned… Read more »

Tools for School and Work

Studying, working, and family commitments can be a handful.  Having a good routine and organizer is essential to help us remember and keep track of important tasks, dates, and commitments.  Here are some useful tools for both school, work, and family commitments! Trello Trello is a project management tool where you can create tasks and… Read more »

Discounts and Freebies for AU Students

We all know that being a student can be an expensive investment, but did you know that there are lots of discounts and free resources that AU has made available for students? So make sure you are utilizing these resources! Here are my top 5 that I use regularly.  Just click on the title of… Read more »

Introducing K-pop!

Have you ever listened to a K-pop song or watched a K-drama?  For all newbies, K-pop/K-drama stands for Korean pop and Korean dramas.  The past few years, Hallyu Wave (Korean Wave) including South Korean music, dramas and movies have become increasingly popular.    Korean music and Korean dramas have been popular in many Asian countries such… Read more »